In the Name of the Father

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Original title In the Name of the Father
Category Drama, Action
UK Release Date
Production year 1993
Production Country
Directors Jim Sheridan
Cast John Lynch, Emma Thompson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Beatie Edney, Pete Postlethwaite, Mark Sheppard, Anthony Brophy, Martin Murphy, Alison Crosbie, Philip King, Nye Heron, Frankie McCafferty, Paul Warriner, Julian Walsh, Stuart Wolfenden


A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.